Courtney joined the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau as the Executive Director in August 2019. She brought a research and data-driven approach to her position and fully immersed herself in discovering and sharing all Albemarle County and Charlottesville has to offer. Prior to coming to the CACVB, Courtney served as the Executive Director of Discover Bristol and the Marketing Manager for the Arlington Convention and Visitors Service. She is a frequent guest lecturer at The George Washington University, where she earned her Master’s in Tourism Administration in 2010 and was recognized by Beta Gamma Sigma for her academic achievements. Courtney has a passion for welcoming guests of all backgrounds, beliefs and orientations to the destinations where she works.